Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Lembeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
As from 2015, they started using the word "Oude" on the labels as well. Beer is nevertheless still the same.
Dekoninck Gueuze lambic is a traditional gueuze from the Pajottenland. By spontaneous fermentation and year-long maturing in oak vessels, the gueuze Dekoninck obtains its specific flavour.

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OlivierMTL (709) - Quebec, - JAN 6, 2006
Couleur dorée, apparence claire et filtrée, mousse blanche tachetée de nature plutôt persistante. Vieux chêne mouillé, herbage fané et acide lactique disproportionné tentent de masquer les arômes, moins propres, de vieilles de poche de patate longuement oubliées dans un coin de la chambre froide poussiéreuse. Acidité prononcée sous des saveurs légèrement maltées, boisées, citronnée ainsi que celles des sucres non-fermentés. Finale sèche, carbonatation très active et piquante. Ne semble pas être un produit 100% lambic. Bouteille 37.5 cl, Délirium Café, Décembre 2005.

rami_pl (3303) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 24, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking an Oude Geuze by Brouwerij De Koninck at Konstruktorska Business Center Slodkawy, sredniokwasny, troche owocowy, troche skorzany, malo tanin, taki do picia... dobry ale odstaje od klasykow
Rami Rami: malo zlozony

SlackerMads (3360) - DENMARK - APR 7, 2017
Bottle. Light hazy golden with a large white head with good retention, lace and regeneration. Dry nose with barnyard, hay, dry grass and light mouldy lemon. The flavour is somewhat simple with pear, light lemon, flowers, light chalk and barnyard. Medium body, soft mouthfeel, low sweetness, medium sour with a dry finish. Very easy drinking, but the flavour seems kind of simple.

djd07 (14366) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2017
Bottle thanks to Grant. Pours a clear orange gold with medium white frothy head that lasts. The aroma is strong funk, oak, apple skin, rubber. Medium body, funky, rubber, wood, light tartness, very good.

gephross100 (943) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JAN 14, 2017
2016 bottle pours hazy orange with a solid white blanket of head. Apricot. Very mild sourness, good carbonation, very soft funk and oak flavor.

teorn88 (7671) - Rimini, ITALY - JAN 7, 2017
37.5cl bottle via Etre. It pours a clean golden color with a small white head. Aroma is funky misty earthy lemony with notes of dust and straw. Taste is medium sweet and medium lemony tart with light funky and alcohol notes. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Overall, ok Gueuze but a bit rough

ClarkVV (6642) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 29, 2016
375mL 2007 bouteille a Akkurat, 11/28/16.
Clear, bright, light-golden, which is always a relief to see in older lambics, signifying little/no oxidation. White head atop recedes quickly to cover.
Horseblanket shows forth nicely, with minimal green apple for a Boon lambic. Light honey and soft lactic character join with the brett to give a very strong nose, free from any saccharine or oxidation or brewing flaw. No alcohol, seemingly well-attenuated.
In the mouth it’s full of bright brett, earthy, musty elements to counterbalance with soft hay, red apple, very light lactic acidity and substantial, but well-attenuated maltiness. Fruitier and fruitier as it warms and breathes with light acetic character emerging and a piquant sourness lingering fairly pleasantly, on the finish. Low but tight carbonation.

Vignale (3784) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2016
Flaska från Belgiuminabox. Äppeljuicefärgad, aningen disig, högt ganska krämigt vitt skum. Fin frisk doft med druvor, gröna äpplen, citrus, fat, brett och lite hästfilt. Frisk, syrlig, torr, krispig, aningen lite skarp vinägersyra och kanske inte så komplex med annars fina smaker och fin krispighet. Gott

ogivlado (7764) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 11, 2016
Bottled 375ml. -at the MBR Sour Beer tasting. Darker golden coloured, small white head, sourish nose. Distinct sourness, slightly sweet apple and lemon with touch of hay in the finish. Not bad at all.

Marko (5597) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 10, 2016
At the MBR Sour Beer tasting. Thanks to whoever brought it! Misty golden body. Genuine, funky aroma, hay, sweetish going dry. Lemony/citric sourness, light bitterness, light tartness, dry, good carbonation. OK all in all, nothing much to say apart from the fact that it’s good!

Alengrin (5249) - BELGIUM - AUG 29, 2016
The present-day version of a traditional geuze from a geuzestekerij in Dworp which ceased activities in 1977 as one of the many victims of the then waning popularity of traditional lambics; has, since then, been taken over by first (in the nineties) De Neve and now by Boon. Thick, frothy, rocky, off-white, stable head, hazy orange blonde robe with peachy hue. Aroma of unripe green plum, gooseberry, lime zest, wet wood, dust, old bread, stale sweat, crabappe, hay. Crisp, sour fruitiness, lots of unripe stonefruit and green apple, dry with spritzy carbonation, lime-like sourness but not puckering acidic, even a light sweetish peachy touch; bready middle with a somewhat grainy edge underlying the esters and lactic, yoghurty sourness, dry finish, still very fruity in the sour sense of the word, woody touch. Has evident traditional lambic complexity but in a somewhat restrained, softish way, clearly a ’malse’ geuze. As with the Moriau, also continued by Boon, I am unable to judge to which extent this captures the personality and flavor of the original, so a comparison with an authentic vintage bottle from the sixties or seventies would be interesting - provided any have survived till this day at all...

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